Are you seeing red? When you floss or brush your teeth, that is….
If you are experiencing “pink in the sink” when you spit out your toothpaste, or blood on your dental floss, take heed. People mistakenly think this is a sign that they are brushing hard/well or flossing efficiently, but bleeding gums is actually a symptom of gingivitis, and it is a warning sign that your gums need serious attention.
Dentists estimate that 80% of us develop gum disease in our lifetimes, ranging from mild gingivitis to severe periodontitis. If left untreated, however, gum disease may progress to other oral health issues, including tooth loss (it’s the #1 reason for adult tooth loss!). Other studies and experts, including Dr. Oz, have also linked gum disease to heart disease, stroke, breast cancer and respiratory diseases, such as COPD.
While it can happen to anyone, the following raise the risk for developing gingivitis:
§ Poor dental hygiene
§ Pregnancy/puberty/menopause (hormonal changes increase the sensitivity of the gums)
§ Uncontrolled diabetes
§ Genetics/family history (30% of general population susceptible to gum disease)
§ General illness
Gingivitis is due to the long-term effects of plaque deposits, and it is often painless, so bleeding gums may be your only symptom until it has progressed further along (other symptoms are swollen/tender gums, receding gums, and/or persistent bad breath). Luckily, one of the early warning signs of the gum inflammation IS the bleeding you see when you brush or floss, so it is your body’s way of telling you something’s not right. If you have a family history of this issue or notice bleeding when you brush or floss, you should schedule a dental visit to evaluate your condition, as well as take steps at home by adding The Natural Dentist Healthy Gums Antigingivitis Rinse to your oral care regimen.
The Natural Dentist Healthy Gums Mouth Rinse is clinically proven to:
- Reduce and prevent bleeding gums
- Protects against gingivitis
- Kill germs
- Reduces plaque
- Freshens breath
- Contains Aloe Vera gel as its active ingredient to help prevent bleeding gums
- Also contains other natural medicinal components such as Echinacea, goldenseal, calendula,
and grapefruit seed extract that help calm gum inflammation
The Natural Dentist line is powered by nature, proven by science. The Natural Dentist Healthy Gums Anti-Gingivitis Rinse DOES NOT contain alcohol or artificial ingredients, making it natural and healthy for your mouth. However, unlike other natural products, The Natural Dentist tests its products in controlled studies. Universities, oral care experts, periodontists, and dental hygienists continually evaluate the products, ingredients and effectiveness. The Natural Dentist products are not tested on animals; research is conducted with human volunteers and laboratory tests. View research studies, publications and abstracts at https://www.
The Natural Dentist Healthy Gums Rinse is available at all several major retailers nationwide including Walgreens, Rite Aid, Whole Foods and more for an average retail price of $7.49. To see a complete list of stores and the entire line of The Natural Dentist products, visit https://www.
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The Natural Dentist Healthy Gums Mouth Rinse is an amazing product. I have always had gums that bled after brushing or flossing. Not sure why, as the dentist said my mouth is healthy. I used this mouthwash twice a day for a couple days and no more bleeding. However, I did note that when I didn’t use it for a couple days my gums did bleed. So, I am not sure if I will need to use it forever to keep my gums from bleeding? Hmmm… Non the less, I like the taste, product and the fact it does what it says it does. Try it… you will for sure like it!
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